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The ExpressionEngine Control Panel is the central location for configuring your EE install, adding/editing entries and managing templates.

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CP Content>Edit “edits” and Content>Edit>xxxxx “Publishes”

I have a small but strange behaviour showing up in the CP following an upgrade of ee from 2.4 to 2.9.2. When you navigate via the top menu bar to content>edit and hover over "edit" the link - it ...
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Showing Expired Entries in Channel Entries Edit List

So our client is constantly adding entries that have expiration dates, but in the Edit page for Channel Entries, you can't filter the list to show all expired entries for example. Problem is that the ...
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Increase Screen Name Length

The screen_name member field is limited to 50 characters in the CP...is there a way to increase this? We have some company names for Screen Names that are longer than 50 characters. Thanks!
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2.9.2 CP Session Timeout - Is there no solution?

I’ve found many threads both here and elsewhere on session timeout in the CP, however I’ve yet to see a solution that works. One of my clients is complaining that the timeout is too short, and so far ...
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Control Panel base url not updating… how to fix?

We recently changed the URL for an EE site currently in development. We changed the URL entries on the General Configuration page. We found that we could not change these entries on the General ...
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Seeking clarity regarding Control Panel auto-logouts

The internal rules regarding how long users can stay logged into the CP have undergone numerous changes in the last few version of EE (mainly 2.7.x onward I think). Various config overrides were ...
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Unable to upload images with Channel Images: Uncaught TypeError in Console in CP

have been scrachting my head about this for the last 2 days: I created a new channel (duplicated another channel) and set everything up else up as desired. ATM the channel holds about 28 entries. ...
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ExpressionEngine CP pages always seem to cache

I'm helping run an EE site that's developed a really strange problem that my other EE installs seem to have, even if they are on the same webhost and reseller hosting account. What's going on is ...
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Is it possible to lock a template in Template Manager?

We have a template which is literally a template in the original sense: i.e. it contains code which is intended to be copied and pasted into a newly created template. Is it possible to 'lock' this ...
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Search member custom fields from control panel

Is there a way to search custom member fields from the control panel? This question was asked in April 13 (Is there a good control panel add-on that provides more robust member search functionality?) ...
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Quick and simple way to determine which templates are used on an EE site and where

I have inherited a large EE site (upgraded to 2.9.2) that is, frankly, a mess on the backend (EE CP). There are many template groups and templates that appear to have been left behind from multiple ...
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blank page when saving extension settings

I am developing an EE extension and everything was working fine and I thought I was done. So I uninstalled the extension and re-installed it to testing everything. It uninstalled fine and re-...
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Getting control panel user data in javascript

Im working on a simple plugin that just needs to get the current logged users screen name, email address and username into some javascript and inject that js on every page. My hope is to juse the ...
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tracking down malware in expression engine

I am getting a malware warning from google but I can’t track down how to access these files/pages. not in the ftp or in the CMS. can anyone tell me were I should look? http://www.tsgw.org/index.php?/...
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Expression Engine Control Panel

I am a newbie to EE. I went through the features and looks cool. I am planning to use it for my new project. But I want to know, whether its possible to create a custom page or function in control ...
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Any easy way to do a Find/Replace in all entries and fields?

I know there is the Search & Replace functionality built into the control panel but I'm hoping to find a way to do this on all entries and fields without having to run it individually for each ...
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All new items have same ID# 0

I just updated a site from 2.6 to 2.9.2. It's been very buggy since and nothing seems to work. I think I found the problem but I don't know where to fix. All new entries have the same ID of 0 ...
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How can we add custom column in control panel for any channel entry

How can we add custom column in control panel (EE verstion 2.9.2) content >> Edit for any channel entry?
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Cannot get to CP - 404 Error

Today a site I administer started getting a 404 error when trying to access the CP at www.thedomain.com/admin.php It was working fine and as far as I know there have been no changes to the system by ...
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ExpressionEngine control panel shows raw source

this is happening randomly, but when I go to my login page, it sometimes just shows on other occasions, I tried to view the filemanager but got a page with {"rows":[{"file_id":"686","title":"...
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PHP Errors after OS X Upgrade

I got to work this morning and, after upgrading to Yosemite and MAMP Pro, I am getting a series of PHP Errors and cannot get access to to CP (returns blank page). The frontend of the site itself is ...
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ExpressionEngine control panel links use wrong URL

I'm attempting to set up a staging server for a live EE powered website. I decided to use xampp but I'm having problems getting everything working. On the live website EE's control panel links look ...
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Cannot use Login as Member for another Super Admin

EE 2.8.1 - when I try to login as a member (another Super Admin) and check the radio button for go to CP (or any button or none) EE just logs me out and dumps me back on the login screen. Anyone have ...
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Control panel: access denied on second site

After updating to Expressionengine 2.9 and MSM 2.1.7 the client admins are not able to switch to the second site anymore (same permissions as on the first site), superadmins have access. Does anybody ...
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Javascript not loading in control panel

I have a site running EE2.9.0 using Focus labs config set-up. I am getting javascript errors in the control panel which are stopping Matrix and some other fields from working. http://domain/admin....
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Which version of MSM is compatible with EE 2.8.1?

I recently updated my EE installation to EE 2.8.1. All is well except I cannot get Multi Site Manager to work. I'm currently using MSM Version: 2.1.7 Build: 20140715 and when attempting to switch to a ...
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PHP errors in control panel; main site still working

NOTE: I am a non-technical person and know nothing about PHP. I can follow step-by-step instructions though. I am running EE v2.5.5 I am getting PHP errors on my control panel which won't go away ...
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How can you disable entry deletion when member account removed?

My client deleted an admin (not super admin) account and it deleted all their posts. Is there a plugin or setting to stop this from happening and allows entries to be reassigned to another user ...
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Categories not editable from channel entry screen

I'm using ee v2.8.1 and when I try and click the red link next to 'edit categories' in the entry screen the link disappears and nothing happens? I can edit the categories if I go through the drop down ...
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MD Character Count Duplicate Display Issue

Just installed MD Character Count on a site. Everything is working as expected, with the exception of the extension's output. It's duplicating on render. See the attached screenshot for an example. ...
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Can't login to CP after upgrading to 2.8.1, page refreshes

I'm unable to login to control panel after upgrading from EE2.7.2 to EE2.8.1. I've read many posts here and on Ellislab site but none of the solutions proposed seems to work for me. Interestingly, it ...
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Admin Group editing entries in CP - complex permissions issue

What I need to achieve is the following - not sure the best way to go about it, hoping someone knows of an add-on or other solution: 1) User submits an entry via Channel-Form front end. All sorted. ...
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Sorting / showing entries by author in control panel

Is there a way when you are viewing entries via the Content > Edit section to pull back all entries by author? Currently if I sort the entries by Author I guess it is using the ID to sort by and not ...
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Please help me debug this 2.7.3 Upgrade. TypeError: d.ee_focus is not a function

UPDATE September 25, 2014: I reverted once, but now I'm trying again with an update to 2.9.0 and facing the same issue. If anyone has any insight it would be appreciated! UPDATE 2 I think I may have ...
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Control Panel PHP Error

I am getting the following error when I go to the My Account section in the CP and click on Edit Profile. It's preventing me from saving my updates. A PHP Error was encountered Severity: Notice ...
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EE slow on submit entry

I have recently starting having an issue in which the submit entry has begun to take between 10-20 secs to publish.This has happened over the last few weeks and Im no sure whats going on .Looking at ...
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Assets: Log's me out of the cp

I have just installed Assets. But it keeps logging me out of the CP. This error occurs (console): POST http://centiv.local/admin/ 500 (Internal Server Error) It contains: {"error":"This form has ...
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Moved EE 2.8.1 to new server cannot log-in [duplicate]

I guess that technically I am not moving to a new server, but rather a new installation to create a dev environment to work on before pushing to prod site. I have followed instructions here several ...
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Advice for a user-friendly relationship dropdown

i have a channel screenings with a relationship with movie. The screening channel has date, place and movie relationship with dropdown. the dropdown has now about 1000+ movies in it. Is there eg a ...
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cp_menu_array hook : nav_ not getting picked up

I am hooking in to cp_menu_array - which seems light on the old documentation - to stick up a menu for my module. All works as expected, except the language strings. public function cp_menu($menu) { ...
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Not able to Edit Channel Fields or Templates. Gives Error: disallowed key character

Suddenly, We are not able to edit and Channel Fields. We are using: EE v2.8.1 - Build Date: 20140314 If we go to: Admin > Channel Administration > Channel Fields > Example Group > Slider Image and ...
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I'm getting a PHP error in the Member Profile section : Message: Undefined offset: 0 Filename: cp/myaccount.php

Message: Undefined offset: 0 Filename: cp/myaccount.php Line Number: 349 This is appearing at the top of the page when I go to edit a members profile via the Members tab. It's also preventing me from ...
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Pagination Library on an Add-on Control Panel Page

I am updating the Link Vault add-on to paginate the report results in the control panel. For some reason, the link generated for the page 1 link always leaves off the defined suffix of query string ...
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Is it possible to change a Content Element Name when using Content Elements?

Is it possible to change a Content Element Name when using Content Elements? I can only see how to delete and re-add the Content Element from scratch, but you then lose all your data. I'm using ...
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site's system not coming up correctly

Thanks for helping me with my htaccess issue before and I hope you can help me once more. A little background, I am attempting to have my local machine and staging mimic the production site. I have ...
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Upload file form in CP - create module

I need put in my CP a upload image field. I would like know if have a possibility that integration of use in my module the default upload file of EE or if I have that do the upload file manually.
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Control Panel checkboxes working incorrectly

I am having an issue where checking a checkbox next to one entry in my control panel is causing all the previous checkboxes to become checked as well. Obviously it's not supposed to do this, and I ...
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EE error “The page you requested was not found.”

I just made a fresh EE install on one of my clients shared server,and after setting up permissions etc when I try to access admin.php file I get this error "The page you requested was not found." I ...
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New EE 2.8.1 install control panel login error

Any suggestions would be most appreciated with a problem I'm having with the control panel login. I'm creating a brand new site, fresh install of 2.8.1, no modules. When I log in to the control panel ...
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Control Panel won't log out, loops when logging back in randomly

I upgraded to EE 2.7.3 a few months back and recently added caching preferences to our .htaccess file for site optimization. Since these changes, I'm currently having two issues: Sometimes when I ...

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